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Full text of "Annual Evaluation Report Fiscal Year 1984"

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CIVIL RIGHTS TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE AND TRAINING
(CFDA No. 84.004)

I.  PROGRAM PROFILE

Legislation;    P.L. 88-352, Title IV of the Civil Rights Act of 1964
(20 U.S.C. 2000c-2000c-5).    (Expires September 30, 1985)

Funding Since 1980:

Fiscal  Year              Authorization                Appropriation

1980             Indefinite        $45,675,000

1981                "                                       37,111,000

1982           $ 37,100,000         24,000,000

1983             37,100,000         24,000,000

1984             37,100,000         24,000,000

Purpose: To provide technical assistance, training9 and advisory services to
school districts that are coping with the special educational problems caused
by the desegregation of their schools with respect to race, sex, and national
origin.

Eligibility: State educational agencies (SEAs), school boards, public agencies,
private nonprofit agencies, and institutions of higher education are eligible
to apply for a grant. Grants may be made for local educational agency (LEA)
projects, SEA projects, Desegregation Assistance Centers (DACs), and Training
Institutes. Local educational agencies and Training Institutes have not been
funded since Fiscal Year 1981. Most DAC awards are made to institutions of
higher education, although any public agency (except an SEA or LEA) or private,
nonprofit organization may apply.

II.  RESPONSE TO GEPA 417(a)
A. Goals and Objectives

During Fiscal Year 1984, the Department's principal objectives for this
program were:

o To increase the number of SEAs participating in this program,
increasing their capacity for assisting desegregating school
districts within their States.

o To strengthen cooperation between DACs and SEAs.ngton,